HP to Enable 2,000 Digital Classrooms Across Govt. Schools in India
22 September 2022: Continuing its commitment to enhance digital learning opportunities, HP India has announced it would enable up to 2,000 digital classrooms under the HP ALFA (Accessible Learning for All) initiative. These digital classrooms will be set up in Government or Government-aided schools across 17 states for the students of classes 9 to 12. The initiative is aligned with the New Education Policy (NEP) -2020 vision of Govt of India goals.
HP is inviting corporate foundations and NGOs to participate in this initiative and the last date to submitting their request is October 07, 2022. HP will fund the capital expenditure required to equip each classroom with technology including Multi-function Printers, Webcams, a laptop for teachers, Smart TVs, Android boxes and an internet dongle for connectivity.
Ketan Patel, Managing Director, HP India said, “We are elated to introduce the HP ALFA program and are confident it will pave the way toward digital equity for underserved communities. This initiative is a true reflection of HP’s global vision to contribute to becoming the world’s most sustainable and just technology company. Through this project, we aim to accelerate quality education for young students and inclusive access to skills, knowledge, and technological expertise”.
National Council for Educational Research & Training (NCERT)’s DIKSHA course content and syllabus will be used for the classroom learning program. The project will ensure that these students utilize the digital content and e-learning tools to the maximum and add further value to their learning journey. The project will also offer teacher training sessions in all schools, empowering them to use technology-led teaching to further integrate it into the classroom and engage students learning.
The project is divided into phases. The first phase includes Corporates, and Corporate Foundations, working with Government and Government-aided schools that have senior classes (Grade 9, 10, 11 and 12) in the state of Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Chhattisgarh, Punjab, Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Daman & Diu, Delhi/NCR, Gujarat, Tamilnadu, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Karnataka, Odisha, West Bengal and Jharkhand that can apply to participate in HP ALFA (Accessible Learning for All) Project.
The last date to apply for the project is October 07, 2022. To get further details on the project and selection criteria, visit – https://www.hpindiacsr.com/solution/hpalfa